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Where is Belfast ranked in the healthiest cities in the UK?

How healthy is Belfast compared to the rest of the UK?

A new map has charted 31 of the most populated locations in the United Kingdom and by comparing the number of gyms, cycle routes and fast food restaurants they have per 100,000 people - they determined the healthiest - and unhealthiest.

And Belfast came out in the top 10, placed at number 8 in the list.

The map indicated that per 100,000 people Belfast has eight gyms, four McDonald's, 12 swimming pools, 52 sport clubs and shops, 15 public parks and 78 cycling routes.

Dudley has been found the unhealthiest place to live by with just three gyms per 100,000 people.

In addition it had five times the amount of McDonald's restaurants than the healthiest place, found to be Bristol.

The city in the south west of England topped the list with its 18 gyms per 100,000 people, just two McDonald's and a staggering 234 cycle routes.

London was near the bottom of the scale making it among the unhealthiest.

It had four gyms per 100,000 people, two McDonalds, two swimmings pools, three sport clubs and shops, 23 public parks and five cycling routes.

Manchester recorded the highest amount of swimming pools with 19.

And Nottingham had the highest number of gyms per 100,000 people with 23.

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